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Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

  • WELLINGTON, New Zealand: New Zealand and Australia were able to send military surveillance flights to Tonga on Monday to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation. A towering ash cloud since Saturday’s eruption had prevented earlier flights. New Zeal...
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Manchester police arrest two teenagers in connection with Texas synagogue siege

  • CHICAGO: Counterterrorism police in Manchester in the UK said late on Sunday that they had detained two teenagers in connection with the Texas synagogue siege. The teens were arrested in the southern area of the city as part of the investigation into the hostage-taking incident at a synagogue ...
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Rabbi says hostage-taker grew ‘belligerent’ late in Texas synagogue standoff

  • COLLEYVILLE, US: A rabbi who was among four people held hostage at a Texas synagogue said Sunday that their armed captor grew “increasingly belligerent and threatening” toward the end of the 10-hour standoff, which ended with an FBI SWAT team rushing into the building and the captor’s death. A...
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UAE and South Korea sign agreements in defense, hydrogen cooperation

  • LONDON: The UAE and South Korea signed several agreements on Sunday during President Moon Jae-in’s official visit to the Emirates to attend the “Day of Korea” ceremony at Expo 2020 Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, UAE vice president and prime minister and ruler of Dubai, praised relations be...
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Iran’s campaign of extortion against the world

  • Extorting the international community has been one of the core pillars of the Islamic Republic since its establishment in 1979. The Iranian regime has never shown a genuine desire to play by the rules and laws of the global community. This is partially due to the fact that the theocratic esta...
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US parties should stop recycling failed politicians

  • With the start of 2022, preparations have begun in earnest for the US midterm elections, which will chart the way toward the presidential election in November 2024. The past year has shown us what can be expected and who will be the leading players from the Republican and Democratic parties. ...
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Why hopes of a Turkish-Armenian deal are on the rise

  • Turkey and Armenia in 2009 made an attempt to initiate negotiations aimed at normalizing relations. They signed two agreements, one for the establishment of diplomatic relations and another for the promotion of their bilateral relations. A much-publicized signing ceremony was organized in Zuric...
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British national ID’d as hostage-taker at Texas synagogue

  • COLLEYVILLE, Texas: Authorities on Sunday identified a 44-year-old British national as the man who took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue for 10 hours before an FBI SWAT team stormed the building, ending a tense standoff that President Joe Biden called “an act of terror.”  Malik Fa...
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Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa signs agreements worth $8 billion at Expo Dubai

  • KARACHI: The provincial government of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province on Sunday signed over 40 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) at Expo 2020 Dubai that would bring foreign investment worth $8 billion, the KP investment board and officials said.  Described as “t...
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Texas Muslims express support for hostages in synagogue assault

  • CHICAGO: Leaders of the Muslim community in Texas and activists around the US expressed support for members of a synagogue in Colleyville which came under attack on Saturday, sparking a 10-hour hostage crisis. A SWAT team breached the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue at around 9:30 p.m. in ...
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